Zak 34 and Justin Wright marked a 226 down the fence to win the NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity. • Photo by Molly Montag

In The Blood: Zak 34, Janie Wood & Sex-Linked Genes

Two of last year’s classic winners – Zak 34 and Janie Wood – offer an interesting study in pedigree patterns and the concept of sex-linked genes.

In The Blood — Catnaps & Her Foals

The mare Catnaps has started her broodmare career off in a big way, with more than $304,000 in earnings from her first money-earning performers. Those foals –  which includes a star cutter and standout cow horse – have pedigrees with vastly different breeding patterns.